Red

2012 Failla Pinot Noir Estate Vineyard Fort Ross - Seaview

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Fort Ross - Seaview
Drink between 2018 - 2022
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • fdub Likes this wine: (93 points)

    September 2, 2014 - Compact tannins. The nose is full of wonderful spice notes and citrus peel. Really takes time to open up. Gains depth over the 2 days of drinking. Should come together in bottle and demands serious air if drinking now.

  • Pointagrouse wrote: (86 points)

    July 12, 2014 - - Crimsom color with fast forming legs and aromas of raspberry. It's unbalanced with a light/medium body. Polished texture with a short finish - Thin and lacking complexity that I've come to appreciate in a quality Pinot.

  • emf Likes this wine:

    January 16, 2014 - Pretty red color with aromas of cherries and berries. Tastes of red cherries and berries, a delicate Pinot with good acidity and a good silky finish. Maybe a decant on the next one.

  • rickv2wine wrote: (88 points)

    July 13, 2013 - My prior notes were mis-entered. This wine is thin and a little sad. Not a great Sonoma coast wine. No flavor from terroir or structure.

  • rickv2wine wrote: (88 points)

    July 13, 2013 - A little light and jolly rancherish. Not my kind of Pinot. Fruit bomb

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Failla
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Estate Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Fort Ross - Seaview

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (5%)
  • In Cellars 189 (74%)
  • Consumed 55 (21%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  3 votes